Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Jul 2012 23:08 UTC
Google Apparently, this is a major victory of the patent system. This, this right here, this is what the patent system has come to. This is the destructive effect it's having on this once beautiful industry. Thanks to trolls like Apple and Microsoft, basic, elemental functionality is being removed from devices people already own.
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Stolen technology is still theft
by Nikato on Thu 5th Jul 2012 05:10 UTC
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Simply because someone already has technology in their hands does not justify keeping it out there if it is found to violate someone's patent. Apple has had a long history of companies outright stealing from them. It needs to stop. Thieving thugs like google and HTC only understand one thing, legal force. They need to innovate. Instead of looking at Apple's features and ask "How can we copy this?" , they need to ask "How can we out-innovate Apple,and blow their features out of the water?" If they can't out-innovate Apple, they need to shut the company down and give Google's money back to the shareholders.

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